Category Archives: Ancient Mesoamerica

New Canadian Exhibit Showcases the Complexities of Mayan Culture

Despite being a renowned ancient culture of Mesoamerica, the Mayan civilization remains full of mysteries. A recent exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum, “Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World,” aims to educate visitors about various aspects of the civilization and … Continue reading

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Lasers Aid Discovery of Mayan City

Archeologists are now using laser technology, called LiDAR, to help reveal cities buried under forests. In Caracol, Belize archeologists have used this technique of shooting lasers from airplanes at the ground and gathering the data to create images of buildings, roads, and … Continue reading

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New Tomb Found at Teotihuacan

In 1998-1999, archaeologists found what appears to be the burial chamber containing the remains of an early leader of Teotihuacan.The tomb, dating from 150 A.D, was found within the Moon Pyramid in Teotihuacan, and, inside the tomb the archaeologists found a skeleton of man … Continue reading

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